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Riga Culture Free Tour

| Rainis Monument at Esplanade, Riga 1011, Latvia
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Get a dose of Latvian culture on a nice walk

I really enjoyed this tour since many university students came and I made a really good friend on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katherine C
Unique and informative tour!

I was fortunate to have Liva as our group's guide today on the Culture Tour! This tour is different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Katie L
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This is the perfect introduction to a local's view of Riga. The tour guided by people with a cultural background (professionals, art historians, writers etc.) is the best way to discover Riga in an entertaining and informative way. Duration: 2,5h Every Day at 12 PM Starts From: Rainis Monument - Esplanade (your guide is the person with a book)
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  • Average2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Rainis Monument at Esplanade, Riga 1011, Latvia
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"art nouveau district"
in 8 reviews
"gave an excellent"
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"local perspective"
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"great knowledge"
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"old town"
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"free walking"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed this tour since many university students came and I made a really good friend on the tour. Our guide was very knowledgable and took us around Riga, all outside of the Old City. I really liked checking out the Art Nouveau buildings...More

Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was fortunate to have Liva as our group's guide today on the Culture Tour! This tour is different than the Old Town tour, in that there is more history of the city, more discussion about how Riga has evolved and a focus on central...More

Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful relaxing way to while away 3 hours, our guide was so knowledgeable and delivered the facts in a easy jargon free way. We looked at so many wonderful buildings in the Art Nouveau District and parts of the old town, thoroughly recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was great. A god balance between dates, names and funny anecdotes. Very valuable knowledge of a person who lives there and knows sooooo much. Harijs knew all the answers to our questions and had some great recommendations for the rest of my time...More

Thank Karolina G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brava Linda. This IS the way to understand your city. Not to be miss. Very instructive, focused w/energy and enthusiasm. Roberto

1  Thank Roberto C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great guide in Liva, she spoke passionately and informatively. We loved this tour, the architecture is stunning.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was Harijs and he did a fantastic job. Not only was he incredibly knowledgeable but he also told some funny stories and answered all our questions about life in Latvia. The tour was interesting and gave us ideas for what we would like...More

1  Thank Fiona W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Linda was an excellent tour guide. She's very knowledgeable and is passionate about the stories she's telling. We've seen Art Nouveau district and a small part of old Riga

Thank Лера К
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Came with some friends and it was a great way to learn more about the city’s culture and history. Our tour guide Linda was lovely- really helpful and interesting. Thank you!

Thank Caroline J
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I'm a local myself, however I accompanied a friend who was visiting me. To be completely honest, I learned things I had no idea about even after living here for 5 years and felt like a tourist myself! Raimonda, who was our guide for the...More

Thank Liva V
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